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are your sources or people in the mlb circle saying about this, whether, you know, what he says has any truth? >> yeah. there might be some traction to that. you know, for every 50 games a-rod gets suspended, the yankees sustain $7 million. you can do the math. 215 games for the suspension, the yankees say, clear over $30 million for that suspension and that's why people are suggesting to a-rod, yankees in major league baseball saying ban for life. suspend him for as long as possible saving money with him off the field and the suspension, you're suspended without pay. your contract for the time of the suspension is void. so, that's another reason a-rod is saying they were conspireing with major league baseball to keep him off the field to save money if he's not playing. >> all right. andy sholes, thank you for being with us. if you want more information on this and the pending game that a-rod is scheduled to play in tomorrow, go to bleacherreport.com. thanks so much, andy. appreciate it. >> no problem. >>> a big story we're following today, 22 u.s. embassies and consulates closed. ameri
't do so by tomorrow, mlb could ban him playing for life, all over use of performance enhancing drugs. he wants to play with the yankees so bad, he is going to fly to chicago. >> a-rod, not how his career was supposed to end. we'll see what happens. he could still appeal if there's a suspension. joe gerardi says they're going to pencil him in the lineup tomorrow against chicago. >> what does that mean? >> pencil is not permanent. we'll see. baseball may suspend him for not only the rest of this season but the rest of next season as well. technically he can appeal it, but there's a clause in the latest collective bargaining agreement that bud selig can use if it is for the best interest of the sport, can overrule all appeals, say a-rod is gone. >> really. there you go for him. keep us up to date. would you? >>> tiger woods is kind of the tiger woods, prescandal. >> he hasn't won a major since the scandal, won another nonmajor today, bun by seven strokes. he is 0 and 17 since the scandal in the majors, trails jack nicklaus for that record. with this victory, he is three tournaments from
haven't seen my brothers in a long time. >> mlb expected to announce rodriguez's punishment tomorrow. a-rod's attorneys have said he will appeal any suspension. >>> boy, is it a beautiful day in new york city. >> it is. >> temperate, too. >> here is rick. >> beautiful and temperattemper. heb how hot it was for that streech. >> it was awful. could barely breeze. >> i would take the three weeks of hot weather to have this nice stretch now. good trade. it's been spectacular across a lot of the great lakes and the northeast. temperatures well below averages. looks like the pattern will continue for a while. take a look at the werth maps and show you what is going on for your day today. across the east, another nice one. we'll see showers pop up across the southeast. the big problem with rain is across areas of kansas with with very heavy rain falling overnight. up to five inches in a couple hours. that's pulling to the east. they saw a lot of o rain yesterday. big problems there. down across the southwest where we've been seeing the monsoonal activity, take a look at this video out of arizo
. joining me now sports attorney steve olnick. >> thanks for having me. >> we don't know how much the mlb has on rodriguez but rye are there rumors of such a lengthy suspension? >> what happens is normally and typically how they get suspended is through especially in this particular instance is through the joint drug agreement but now the major league baseball is getting a little crafty and trying to go through the collective bargaining agreement whereby they're able to essentially suspend him for anything that is detrimental to the league so the process is we're going to suspend based off this evidence that who knows like you said they have in which they can have the right to suspend him. >> okay, and we know that a-rod has been, you know, quite very vociferous about that happening and what that implies if it happens. that said, steve, if he is found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs, how much money does he still have coming at him, and can you understand how the yankees would feel like really, we have to pay him upwards of maybe $100 million for nothing? >> correct. and that's
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